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Comedy Central
Feb 4, 2013 7:25pm PST
comrade's face. introducing women into that environment can be really traumatic and humiliating. >> jon: i'm going to jump in here. first of all, i know a lot of german businessmen who would pay good money for that. secondly, you're in a war zone. you're in a war zone and your big worry is dying of embarrassment? and by the way, i think i figured something out here. if men are going to be poohing inches from their female comrade's face, i believe that solves your eros problem. eros is irrational but it's not [bleep] crazy. all right. our own samantha bee explores this more in depth with this report >> reporter: last week defense secretary leon panetta made military history when he lifted the ban on women serving in combat. immediately, objections were raised. >> there is a difference in the physicality of women and men >> it's a terrible idea. you're going to have the sex assault problem >> people are going to die reporter: author and military expert kingsley brown >> women in combat positions are a threat to military cohesion. it's not clear that men can actually bond with women the way t
WHUT
Feb 4, 2013 8:30am EST
're looking at is an environment where the world's policeman for so many decades is suddenly just not willing to be the traffic cop on every beat. >> there is no defining doctrine that threads its way from administration to administration over american history that makes clear where we will act and where we won't act. >> interventions are dangerous because interventions always come with rather significant unintended consequences. >> narrator: in a democracy, agreement is not essential, but participation is. >> never before in our history have we been so interconnected with the rest of the world. >> foreign policy is actually not foreign. >> america has faced great hardship before and each time we have risen to the challenge. >> the ultimate test is to move our society from where it is to where it has never been. >> join us as we explore today's most critical global issues. join us for great decisions. >> great decisions is produced by the foreign policy association, inspiring americans to learn more about the world. sponsorship of great decisions is provided by credit suisse, eni, the hurford
CBS
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
technology, describe the technology right, in the communications environment. and so we not only have to you know figure out how to comply with these and describe that up such that the rule themselves can take into account right, that interaction. those rules that need to protect privacy. >> right. >> bring in the constitution. the statutes, the executive orders, et cetera. >> how do you work -- you obviously work closely with the nsa inspector general. what do each of you do and how do you complement one another in the entire process? >> that's a question i get all the time even on the resourcing issue. why do we have both of you? i think -- we talk all the time. so -- >> which is good. >> which is good. the -- the important thing is i think and inspector general has a degree of independence. right? we -- and that's important. right to have a structural independence, obviously they're within nsa but structurally independent so they can come in and very, very objectively right, evaluate and review and audit a compliance officer and a compliance organization is there really as more of a rules
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> new controversy surrounding new jersey senator robert menendez. an aide acknowledging that he contacted past officials to help donor and medicare dispute and didn't know the former doctor was under investigation for medicare fraud and did not in the investigation. and carol broke the story. he's in bigger hot water, he made two phone calls? >> one phone call to a person who receives medicare payments, decides whether or not taxpayers are getting defrauded and one sit-down meeting with that career official's boss. >> greta: both were investigating this doctor in florida for how much money in fraud? >> they concluded over two to three year period he had overbilled the government 9 million dollars for eye injection. lots of senators make phone calls for constituents all the time and then there's some-- there's a phone call and there's getting in deep. >> my colleague and i work
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
that is to protect methods and the secrets it has. but given the changes in the environment, given the changes in the nature of our government, cia needs to play a part in this large a role. now the head of cia does not sit on top of the key intelligence community, but is part of a larger community that is led by another. my objective is to make sure our capabilities are leveraged and empowered to responsibilities, the missions of the rest of the government, the department of the homeland security is a new creation, and they need intelligence like everyone else. there was resistance at the time of the rgpa that they did not want to break some of the past practices. a lot of that resistance is overcome, and cia analyses the benefit of having someone sit on top of that committee. >> that is very helpful. i will yield back. >> that you very much, senator. senator king? you want to turn on your mike? >> thank you for your testimony and stamina today. i should tell you in an earlier hearing secretary panetta was testifying before the armed services committee, and he strongly endorsed your nominatio
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
is precious to the european union. but which also must be respectful of the environment. and that's why world development will complement that. not offsetting these two policies against one another. that will be easy to do. we must keep the pedestal of european policies because otherwise how can we go from the? my second principle is that the budget, the financial framework which is to be proposed must continue the growth partner we adopted in june of this year. last year. now, that means that we must promote innovatioinnovatio n, infrastructure, new energy, new forms of energy because there will be no consistency is in june we were to set out a roadmap and then we're have a deflationary pack and the fall of the european financial framework. my third principle is that the budget must support the most vulnerable of europeans, those most exposed to the crisis, the poorest of the poor. the funds for their must not only be kept going, they must have more money paid into them. we have the globalization adjustment fund. it is necessary. we are to deal with the restructure. many countries have to fa
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
what it is like to be a policy maker trying to do different things in a partisan environment that have come to make the case why the fiscal challenges are so pressing. it is still import we were to come with a comprehensive plan to address them. campaign to fix the debt has been around for not very long but has amassed a tremendous group of support. from citizens across the country where we have 350,000 citizens to have joined the campaign, a present in 50 states, active organizations in 23 states in growing, partnerships with 205,000 small businesses. , and organizations all coming together in a way the country has to to explain why making tough choices of putting in place the policies that were required to get a hold of our nation's fiscal challenges is so important. i am proud to be joined by this tremendous group of former members of congress. i am going to turn it over to one of our three cochairs. do you have senator judd gregg and a few other people representing this new council. thank you very much. >> it is a pleasure to be here was so many of my former colleagues to serve thi
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
environment. the physical environment. >> and very important to note that bunker, shep, was only 6 feet by 8 feet. very little room forerer. >> and when he climbed the ladder they busted up in there that's incredible. they bound bombs in there, too? >> yeah, this thing was definitely rigged to blow, shep. one of those bombs was found inside that rent legs pipe that police were using to communicate to jim were lee jimmie lee dykes that entire week. the other one was inside the bunker. the fbi says that dykes tried to fortify the door to keep rescue teams out that clearly did not work. the fbi says both bombs were, quote: disrupted. it's unclear if that means they were disarmed or if they were deston nateed but the bomb squad has cleared that bunker as well as rest of the property belonging to jimmie lee dykes, shep. >> shepard: few people can have much of an idea about the kind of things ethan went through in that bunker, but one woman may, her name is katie beers. back in 1992, a neighbor kidnapped her, kept her in an underground bunker for more than two weeks in bayshore, new york. she was
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> what do you think about english only? well, in arizona that debate is heating up, that issue a bill forbidding agencies sending out documents in other language, but english. some say it's a violation of civil rights, but disagrees, it will save taxpayers money. good evening, sir, tell me what this bill is. >> well, thank you, greta. first thank you for having me and thank god for another day of freedom in this great country he's given us. greta, you know, quite honestly this bill does one thing and one thing only, it adheres to what the people in arizona asked for. what i mean by that, a few short years ago people passed 103. and 103 said this, english is the official language of the state of arizona all government transactions and correspondence shall be conducted in english and this
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
for life. >> we've already made a few discoveries. we sent this rover to discover habitable environments on mars, and we did discover one already, early in the mission. we found that we landed right on an ancient stream bed, where water was once flowing kind of up to your kneecaps. >> reporter: 100% sure it was water? thkind of war we have on earth? >> i wouldn't say 100%, but it's the most likely thing. you know, we know that there's water on mars frozen in ice today. and in the past, we think the conditions were more that liquid water could have been staple. >> reporter: "curiosity" is embarking on a new task on mars, after practicing on earth-- drilling into martian rocks for the first time. using remotely controlled tools built into the rover, nasa will bore into rocks to find out what they're made of, and if they ntain clues to life on the red planet. >> this whole arm, in a series of tai chi moves, moves around and sieves that powder, and then dumps it into some inlets that are on the top of the rover deck, so that instruments which are inside the rover can analyze it for its chemi
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
of doing things without congress if he has to, brad. will he on the environment? >> he absolutely will. we have seen him do it before. he is really going to step on the gas to use a metaphor to press forward his political agenda. that has no reality-based agenda to his political agenda. take canada. we get most of our oil from canada. number one trading partner. canada is being disrespected politically, nicly by not allowing this deal to guard america. they turn to the chinese. the president's motorist on appear ran i do is pretty clear. doesn't get what he wants through legislation. he will will tell the agencies to legislate through regulation. and if that doesn't work by executive order. and the president says if you don't like it it, sue me and we do every day whether it's on healthcare, gun control, on immigration, this is his policy when a president doesn't respect the bounds of his authority, then he acts out in disregards of it. >> and sally, i talked to a number of folks who are urging the president to it act without congress they say there is a lot of foot dragging and there are
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the local environment. they are unique unto themselves. we need to make sure that we are able to work with the governments and intelligence service is so we can put pressure on them. and number of them have local agendas, and some of them have international agendas. aqap in yemen has a effort underway to bring that government down, and the government has done a great job. there are other elements, narcotics smugglers, human traffickers, they involve kidnappings and ransoms, and are involved in terrorist attacks. we need to take into account what the informant is, who we can work with, how to put pressure on them, but any element associated with al qaeda has as part of its agenda death and destruction. i agree but we need to do is be mindful of this metastasization of the al qaeda cancer. >> in relationship to some kind of centralized control over all these things and having said that the core is decimated, it really varies. we see the al qaeda core exerting control over these elements. there is a lot of independence of effort come autonomous efforts that are underway, and i will be ha
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
the importance of and making sure the american people were aware of the threat environment. >> they were going on tv then? >> yes, because the news reports had already broken that afternoon. this was a routine engagement with the press, as we normally do when these things are made public. >> the next paragraph says, according to the people on the call, brennan stressed that washington had inside control. >> inside control of the plot, yes. >> based on that, one would know that we had something inside. is that a fair statement? >> from that statement, it is known that the ied at the time was not a threat to the traveling public. >> would you agree with me that disclosure resulted in the outing of an asset that's true not have been outed? >> absolutely not. what i'm saying is that we were explaining to the american public why the ied was not a threat at the time it was in the control of the individual. when we stay inside control, that means we have the operation either environmentally or in any number of ways. it did not reveal any kind of information. i told him through transcripts that i coul
CNN
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am PST
. but it's a little nugget of information, when you are in an environment like this, best to be as cautious as possible. >> do people feel safe there, or they are nervous i imagine? >> reporter: there's a lot of nerves, people are watching this. things died off here for years after 2008, 2009, when the drug war really kicked off here. in 2008 there were over 100,000 u.s. spring breakers here, it dropped down precipitously to the hundreds, maybe thousands of people, this yearbookings were way up. officials are hoping it stays that way. they want to put these people behind bars, they want to try them. they want to make sure people know this will never happen again. >> miguel, thank you. >>> in china, 200 million folks are heading home for a special holiday, what is being called the biggest annual human migration the world has ever seen. . >>> in china millions of migrant workers are boarding buses trains, boats, making their way home to celebrate the lunar new year, for many it's their only chance every year to see their families. matthew chancy caught up with some who are traveling outside o
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:30am EST
that allow you to exist in that harsh environments. there was a concern that national elites would distort -- destroy the tuareg's. the one thing i discovered, they call themselves the people. their recognition is their whole culture is in their language are. after independence, we see a pattern of forcing the tuareg children to learn southern linkages -- languages and pushing out the tuareg language and culture. fast forward after the rebellion, we move into it a period of temporary peace and stability. algeria had stepped in and there was an agreement, i will not go into the details. we can bring this up in the discussions. we will move forward to the years of 2006-2009, 1 there was a third rebellion. all coming back to grievances that the tuareg were never dealt with. during 2006-2009, there was an interesting dynamic. ) the time when narco trafficking was starting to grow. trafficking started to take solid root inside molly wright around -- mali right around 2005. you also have gs pc entering the northern part of molly. -- mali. moving forward, you see a third rebellion. all these gro
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
threat environment. in the near term we've agreed with the department of state to add 35 new marine security guard detach -plts -plts, dee dee tafp -plts that is almost a thousand new marines. in addition to the what is there today we are working to identify where the new detach -plts will be and we will support this initiative. although there was not a marine security guard detachment posted to the benge million mission in a silt based on our review of all incidents that occurred in september 2012 in tunis, in cairo, in car too many and in sanha we have initiated coordination with the department of state to expand the marine's role beyond their primary mission of protecting classified information. as some of you know their primary mission is not providing outside security, their primary mission is to protect classified information. but we believe that we can try to augment their role into terms of providing greater security protection as well. this could include the expanded use of nonlethal weapons, additional training and equipment to support the embassy regional security officer
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am PST
of political environment that we're living in that they felt they had to release that picture. >> as soon as the word guns enters the picture, rationality goes out the window and i find it hard to see what's going to happen. >> not optimistic. >> i'm not too optimistic, but who knows. >> we have to leave it at that. mort zuckerman, paul krugman, arianna huffington, ed conard, nice to have you on. up next, imagine the country where the speaker of parliament tells the president to stop talking and get out. that's actually what happened this week. it happened in a country of crucial importance to the united states. don't miss it. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 is your old 401k just hanging around? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 consider if rolling it over to a schwab ira tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 might let you get more out of it. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like earning a bonus of up to $600 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in a schwab ira tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and 150 commission-free online trades tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus our rollover consultants handle virtually tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all the details tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 to help you f
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 10:30am EST
? because we had inside control of the plot. it means any number of things, in terms of environment allie,-- environmentally, or working with others, or anything else, it did not reveal any classified information. we have to be careful because there are elements of this that remain classified. >> that remains appropriate. it was a couple weeks later that reuters reported that as a news -- result of the news leaks they were told they were forced to end an operation which they hoped could continue for weeks or longer. >> there was a lot of things reported by the press that were accurate or inaccurate. i would not put stock in what you're reading. i know i engaged before that leak and afterwards that we-- to make sure that we would mitigate any damage from any leaks of classified information. >> so you're saying that this reuters report may or may not be accurate but had no link on the -- to what was disclosed to mr. clark and what he said? >> what i'm saying is i'm very comfortable with what i did and what i did at the time to make sure we did with the classified -- that we are able to deal
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
to make a safe environment for all for that. >> the suspect feels like he has a story. this all unfolded nearly a week ago in midland city, alabama, a rural town in the south, not far from the border with florida. the gunman reportedly stormed a school bus. shot and killed the school bus driver, and then took this child from the bus. investigators say the boy has since asked for a red hot wheels car and eez-it crackers, law enforcement delivered those items and medication through a pipe that extends down into the bunker. we're live in midland. any signs of progress? reporter: well, authorities keep telling us they're engaged with the suspect around the clock. today they say most of the communications are occurring during the day. but they say they can't go into details to address the questions and speculation circulating in the community. >> told me a lot of things that were being said, and i told her i said, we're doing everything we humanly possible we can do to resolve this safely, and bring this wild home. -- bring this child home. >> the sheriff says the suspect continues to allow a
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
hole. scientists believe the rock may hold evidence of a long-lost wet environment on the red planet. it could take days or weeks to get the results back from curiosity's lap. keep in mind, mars is 62 million miles from earth. >>> there was a successful test flight of boeing's problematic dreamliner this weekend. the plane flew about 1,100 miles, taking off and landing at boeing field in seattle. now, that's good news for silicon valley as those in the aircraft scheduled to connect san jose and tokyo. until they're flying again, the airport is out more than $200,000 a day in lost revenues. yesterday was the first time the faa has allowed any 787 to fly, since a couple of serious battery problems last month. in one case, a battery caught fire shortly after landing in boston. the dreamliner is the first commercial airliner to rely heavily on lithium ion batteries, the same kind used in cell phones. >>> the historic blizzard that pounded the east coast is now blamed for five deaths, including an 11-year-old boy in boston. that boy died of carbon monoxide poisoning while trying to keep w
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
. that was the atmosphere of that time, and we were in a very different place today. we're in a very different environment. great progress has been made against al qaeda, and i don't look back at that period with regrets. i think the things the cia did then saved lives, and that that is one of the reasons why we are in the position today to say that there's been a lot of progress on this problem. >> john mclaughlin, thank you very much for the context. >> you bet. >> and coming up next, east coast residents gearing up, bracing for another major storm. only three months after hurricane sandy's devastating hit. new york congressman peter king joining us next. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >> blizzard heading up the coast is targeting many of the same residents who are still trying to recover from superstorm sandy just a little more than three months ago. in new york congressman
FOX
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
is for them to take the time to clean the environment. >> reporter: chef armando anawis says in eight years no patron of his has been sickened. they insist that sick workers stay home. >> if the people are sick, then it's not good for the business. >> reporter: late today, fleming's told me by e-mail workers spent 14 hours sanitizing. inspectors okay's reopening. >> one of the recommendations is that there be food safety classes. >> things happen, there's germs around. but clean it up and get it reopened it's a good restaurant. >> reporter: health experts say the noro virus strain circulating now is especially viralant. wash your hands with soap and water that hand sanitizers are not enough. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the worse is over. health officials say the worse of the flu season appears to be over now. the number of states reporting intense and widespread flu dropped once again last week. deaths from the flu have been dropping for the past two weeks. >>> a coroner stone of president obama's effort is gaining bipartisan steam. for owners and ncra members are -- >>> some nfl
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
the changes in the environment, given the changes in the nature of our government, cia needs to play a part in this large a role. now the head of cia does not sit on top of the key intelligence community, but is part of a larger community that is led by another. my objective is to make sure our capabilities are leveraged and and power to responsibilities, the missions of the rest of the government, the department of the homeland security is a new creation, and they need intelligence like everyone else. when i was conveying is there was resistance at the time of the rgpa that they did not want to break some of the past practices. a lot of that resistance is overcome, and cia analyses the benefit of having someone sit on top of that committee. >> that is very helpful. i will yield back. >> that you very much, senator. senator king? you want to turn on your mike? >> thank you for your testimony and stamina to date. i should tell you in an earlier hearing secretary panetta was testifying before the armed services committee, and he strongly endorsed your nomination. i think the record church sho
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. obviously, when it comes to the environment, i think we have like-minded objectives. mr. harper and mr. obama have both set a 7% reduction in emissions. we have worked together on reducing emissions in cars and trucks. canada is aggressively moving forward on our plan to ban and phase out dirty coal-fired electricity, and i think we all share the need for a growing economy to create jobs. we share the desire on energy security in north america, and we also share the objective of protecting our environment for future generations, and those will be areas where we will continue to work together. [speaking in french] merci. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very, very much. we appreciate it. >> appreciate it. thank you. >> birds lady helen taft on discussing politics. >> i had always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much as the about the politics and intricacies of any situation. >> i became familiar with more than politics. it involved real statesmanship. >> helen taft, whose husband, william howard taft, was the only men to serve as president and supreme court justice. the pu
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 10:00am PST
'm not in a position in this environment in a classified environment i can get more specific. >> reporter: critics charged the lack of transparency stands in stark contrast with the newly elected president's pledge in his national security speech in may of 2000 nine. >> whenever we cannot release certain information to the public for valid national security reasons, i will insist that there is oversight of my actions by congress or by the courts. >> reporter: in their letter to the president, the senators warn that failing to provide the memos and allowing for adequate congressional oversight may force their hand and that the first casualty may, in fact, be his nominee for cia director, white house counter terrorism advisor john brennan. shannon? >> i imagine he'll have tough questions in the senate on thursday. >> reporter: could be the hardest hearing we've had. thank you. >>> moments ago a senior official apparently said what we're looking at is a draft of the white paper. not sure if that changed the details for many folks, but we'll follow up on that and let you know more. >>> dramatic new de
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
be adapted to respond to this new threat environment. in the near term we have agreed with the department of state to add 35 new marine security guard detachments -- almost a thousand ma reaches -- over the next two or three years in addition the 152 detachments in place today. we're working with state to identify those specific locations for the new detachments and we'll identify any necessary resource and structure adjustments in order to support this initiative. although there was not a marine security guard detachment posted to the benghazi temporary mission facility, based on our review of all embassy security incidents that occurred in september of 2012, in teunis in cairo in khartoum, we have initiated cord nation with the department of state to expand the marines' role beyond their primary mission of protecting classified information. their primary mission is not providing outside security. their premiere mission is to protect classified inflammation. but we believe that we can try to augment their role into -- in terms of providing greater security and protection as well. this co
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 10:00am EST
threat environment. in the near term, we've agreed with the department of state to add 35 new marine security guard detachments. that's almost 1,000 marines. over the next two or three years. in addition to the 152 detachments that are in place today. we're working with state to identify those specific locations for the new detachments, and we will identify any necessary resource adjustments in order to support this initiative. although there was not a marine security guard detachment posted through the benghazi temporary mission facility, based on our review of allem bassy security incidents that occurred in september of 2012 -- embassy security incidents that occurred in september of 2012 in tunis, in khartoum and sanaa, we've went beyond their primary mission of protecting classified information. as some of you know, their primary mission is not to providing outside security. their primary mission is to protect classified information. but we believe that we can try to augment their role in terms of providing greater security protection as well. this could include the expanded use
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
, we actually get to a better climate, a better environment. just a place where we are stronger as a nation, and where we're cleaner environmentally as a nation. >> you are talking about drilling. when the president and certainly the incoming secretary of state who has been a leader on climate change is talking about doing something about greenhouse gases, haven't the storms, superstorm sandy, irene last year, haven't all of these recent storms and the fluctuations in temperature taught us if nothing else, that we have a real climate problem and that we have to deal with this here even if the rest of the world isn't going to deal with it in china and elsewhere? >> when you say i'm talking about drilling, think about what we're drilling for right now. think about where the boom is in this country. it's with natural gas. in order to access that natural gas, you do have to drill. what it has yaelded this country is an abundance of a resource that they read. it's able to bring our cost down and able to bring about jobs and economic opportunity that we wouldn't have had. how do we pa
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
coral davenport, energy and environment correspondent for "national journal." greg ip, u.s. economics editor for the economist and julie rovner, health policy correspondent for national public radio. you each cover different parts of this administration, different parts of the government, starting with you and with the selection today of sally jewell, carl, what are the big issues which await the new nominee or new secretary? >> so the secretary of interior is a really important position in terms of the administration's energy plan going forward. the interior department is in charge of the nation's public lands, and also offshore. so whatever happens going forward on energy development on public land, on oil and gas developments, on offshore oil development oconservation, and something that this administration has started was the first administration to do renewable energy development on public lands. the interior secretary is going to oversee all of that, and it's going to be a big piece of the vile agenda but also the economic agenda in terms of how energy development is going to be
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
. the demonstrators voiced concerns fracking would pollute water supplies, harm the environment, and threaten public health. among them was the actor and activist mark ruffalo. >> 2 trillion dollars that is in renewable energy should come to this state, leading the world, we should be fossil-free by 2030. we can do that with our help. we will help you get there. we will help the president. but we will cream you if you opened at new york state to fracking. >> direct actions are continuing against the keystone xl pipeline that would direct tar sands oil from canada to the gulf coast. on monday, an oklahoma woman temporarily halted construction on the pipeline by chaining her neck to an excavator. she was arrested following her act of protest. president obama has delayed a decision on the keystone pipeline until the spring. he initially postponed until after the presidential election. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with nermeen shaikh. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around th
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
coral davenport, energy an environment correspondent for "national journal." greg ip, u.s. economics editor for the economist and julie rovner, health policy correspondent for national public radio. you each cover different parts of this administration, different parts of the government, starting with you and with the selection today of sally jewell, carl, what are the big issues which await the new nominee or new secretary? >> so the secretary of interior is a really important position in terms of the administration's energy plan going forward. the interior department is in charge of the nation's public lands, and also offshore. so whatever happens going forward on energy development on public land, on oil and gas developments, on offshore oil development oconservation, and something that this administration has started was the first administration to do renewable energy development on public lands. the interior secretary is going to oversee all of that, and it's going to be a big piece of the vile agenda but also the economic agenda in terms of how energy development is going to be
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
think that they walk into this environment with liabilities. we think it's completely opposite. >> reporter: once the students move on to college they stay in regular contact with their one goal teacher through their first year. the aim is not just to get kids into college but to equip them with the support system they need to finish. >> we've seen 20, 25 years of education reform in the united states. almost all of it has been directed in prek through 12 which has -- so we see that proliferation of charter schools we've seen early childhood interventions work, we've seen human capital providers, we've seen big city mayors like rahm emanuel take over education yet almost none of it has spread to higher education. so our country has begun to get college access right but we see huge dropout rates in college. >> reporter: cynthia barren is a coach with the university of illinois at chicago's principle training program, she has over 40 years of experience in chicago public schools. there's nothing better than the next step after high school and making them feel confident and comfor
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